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Hamburg event proves it pays to save energy at Airbus

Hamburg event proves it pays to save energy at Airbus
5 November 2009 Feature story

Energy Days at Airbus’ Hamburg, Germany site promoted the responsible use of electrical power with simple suggestions, new ideas and unique devices.

First A380 transatlantic flights from Europe to North America will begin this month

First A380 transatlantic flights from Europe to North America will begin this month
3 November 2009 Feature story

Paris-to-New York service with Airbus’ 21st century flagship jetliner will be inaugurated later this month by Air France, which received its initial A380 on October 30.

Tailored services package for Airbus Corporate Jet operators is created by the Airbus Corporate Jet Centre

27 October 2009 Feature story

Building on its reputation as the specialist in Airbus Corporate Jet cabin completions, the Airbus Corporate Jet Centre is offering an innovative new services package designed for ACJ customers.

Airbus’ algae summit explores future of bio-fuels

Airbus’ algae summit explores future of bio-fuels
12 October 2009 Feature story

More than 600 delegates gathered at the Airbus-sponsored Algae Biomass Summit in the United States to explore the potential of algae – a promising base material for the manufacture of eco-friendly bio-fuels.

A330-200F launch times well with freighter market rebound

8 October 2009 Feature story

Airbus' A330-200F was highlighted at this year's Cargo Facts symposium as the modern, efficient, and eco-friendly solution for air freight as the market recovers from the recession.

Chinese training centre expands its offerings

6 October 2009 Feature story

As the demand for maintenance mechanics and other aviation personnel grows in China, the Airbus/CASC Hua-Ou Aviation Training Centre joint venture is responding with online programmes and English language instruction.

Airbus Military North America inaugurates new facility in Mobile, Alabama

Airbus Military North America inaugurates new facility in Mobile, Alabama
1 October 2009 Feature story

Airbus Military North America’s new 30,000 square-foot facility at the Mobile Regional Airport will improve support for the C-212 and CN-235 tactical multi-mission aircraft..

Wing demonstrator validates A350 XWB production techniques

29 September 2009 Feature story

The "demo box 2" wing demonstrator - which is more than 60 per cent of the actual A350 XWB wing's final size - is helping validate the manufacturing methods for Airbus' next-generation jetliner.

Airbus' Russian engineering centre emerges as a model for success

18 September 2009 Feature story

Making its mark with contributions to new aircraft development, Airbus' state-of-the-art engineering centre in Moscow is demonstrating the benefits of the company's globalisation strategy.

Successful production ramp-up continues for Airbus' Chinese Final Assembly Line

17 September 2009 Feature story

Airbus' Chinese Final Assembly Line remains on track to hand over 11 A320 Family aircraft to customers this year as the Tianjin facility marks its first delivery of two aircraft in a single month.

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